Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria (13 January 2021)

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1 A C.I.E. pair awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel J. J. Macleod, Behar Light Horse The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, C.I.E., Companion’s 2nd type breast badge, gold and enamel, with integral top suspension brooch, in Garrard, London, case of issue; Volunteer Officer’s Decoration, V.R.I. cypher, silver and silver-gilt, hallmarks for Birmingham 1894, the reverse inscribed ‘Major J. J. Macleod, Behar Light Horse’, with integral top riband bar, nearly extremely fine (2) £700-£900 £1,400
2 A Great War O.B.E. group of eleven awarded to Major I. S. C. Rose, Grenadier Guards, late King’s Royal Rifle Corps, who served as a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second War, and was Mentioned in Despatches The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Military) Officer’s 1st type breast badge, silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1919; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (Lieut. I. S. C. Rose, K.R.R.C.) engraved naming; King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (Lieut. I. S. C. Rose. K.R.R.C.) engraved naming; Africa General Service 1902-56, 1 clasp, Somaliland 1902-04 (Lieut. I. S. C. Rose. King’s Rl: Rif:); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (Lieut. I. S. C. Rose. G. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. I. S. C. Rose.); 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf, these three inscribed (Maj. I. S. C. Rose, Gren. Guards); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Ivor Rose) light contact marks, nearly very fine and better (11) £800-£1,000 £2,400
3 A good Second War 1945 ‘Fire Service’ O.B.E., Queen’s Fire Service Medal group of seven awarded to Chief Officer G. Drury, City of Plymouth Fire Brigade, National Fire Service, a Flight Sergeant Mechanic with the Royal Air During the Great War, he was recognised for his bravery with the award of the M.B.E. whilst serving as Regional Fire Brigades Inspector, South Western Civil Defence H.Q., Bristol, during the Bristol Blitz, 1940-41 The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, O.B.E. (Civil) Officer’s 2nd type breast badge, silver-gilt; Queen’s Fire Service Medal, E.II.R., 1st issue, for Distinguished Service (George Drury. O.B.E. Ch. Offr. Plymouth Fire Bde.) in Royal Mint case of issue; British War and Victory Medals (50039. Cpl. G. Drury. R.A.F.); Defence Medal; Coronation 1953, unnamed as issued; Fire Brigade Long Service Medal, E.II.R. (George Drury Chief Officer) the non Fire Brigade medals mounted as originally worn, generally very fine (7) £800-£1,000 £1,500
4 A post-War I.S.O., M.B.E. group of six awarded to K. J. Wilson, Esq., Commissioner, National Savings Committee, late Acting Captain, Army Cyclist Corps The Imperial Service Order, E.II.R., silver, gold and enamel; The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. oak leaf (Lieut. K. J. Wilson.); Defence Medal; Civil Defence Long Service Medal, E.II.R., unnamed as issued, good very fine and better (6) £400-£500 £550
5 A Great War M.B.E. pair awarded to Captain (Quartermaster) G. B. Baillie, Royal Army Service Corps The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (10746 S.S. Mjr: G. B. Baillie. A.S.C.) good very fine (2) £140-£180 £360
6 A rare inter-War M.B.E., Great War D.S.M. and ‘Russia 1919’ operations Second Award Bar group of six awarded to Lieutenant-Commander J. P. Canty, Royal Navy The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, the reverse hallmarked London 1930; Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R., with Second Award Bar, the reverse officially impressed, ‘Baltic. July 15. 1919.’ (342015. J. P. Canty, Sh. Std., “Godetia” Minesweeping. 1917.); 1914-15 Star (342015 J. P. Canty, Sh. Std. R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (342015 J. P. Canty. V.C.P.O. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (J. 342015. J. P. Canty, Sh. Stewd., H.M.S. Hollyhock.) minor contact marks, otherwise generally very fine or better (6) £4,000-£5,000 Unsold
7 A Second War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Captain T. W. Gill, 14th/20th Hussars The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, with Royal Mint case of issue; 1939-45 Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (543875 W.O. Cl.2. T. W. Gill. 14-20 H.); together with the recipient’s riband bar and related miniature awards, good very fine (6) £200-£240 £300
8 A Second War M.B.E. group of nine awarded to Captain W. St. A. Hendricks, Indian Medical Department, late Royal Indian Marine The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1914-15 Star (Asst. Sgn. W. St. A. Hendricks. R.I.M.); British War and Victory Medals (Asst. Sgn. W. St. Hendricks I.M.D.); War Medal 1939-45; India Service Medal; Jubilee 1935, unnamed as issued; Coronation 1937, unnamed as issued; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, India (1 Cl. Asstt. Surgn. W. St. A. Hendricks. I.M.D.) nearly extremely fine (9) £400-£500 £480
9 A Second War M.B.E. group of four awarded to Major A. I. Fleuret, Falkland Islands Defence Force The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Defence Medal; Coronation 1953, unnamed as issued; Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 1st issue, Falkland Islands, reverse inscribed, ‘Major A. I. Fleuret, M.B.E., J.P.’; together with a Bisley Shooting Medallion 1937, 47mm, silver, hallmarks for Birmingham 1936, the obverse featuring an archer and a rifleman, the reverse with the inscription (name and colony engraved), ‘To Commemorate the Coronation of H.M. King George VI Bisley 1937 won by A. I. Fleuret, Falkland Islands’, good very fine and better, the Efficiency Decoration rare (5) £700-£900 £2,200
10 A post-War M.B.E. group of eleven awarded to Squadron Leader (Director of Music) F. A. Gale, Royal Air Force, late Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, who conducted the Central Band of the Royal Air Force The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; British War and Victory Medals (25983 Pte. F. A. Gale. L.N. Lan. R.); 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Coronation 1953, these all unnamed as issued; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., with Second Award Bar (350823. Sgt. F. A. Gale. R.A.F.) the Great War pair polished and worn, these fine, otherwise generally good very fine and better (11) £300-£400 £1,400
11 A post-War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Major T. R. King, Royal Ulster Rifles, late King’s African Rifles, who served as Permanent President for Courts Martial in South Western and Salisbury Plain Districts, having previously served as President for Courts Martial in Madagascar and Kenya The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Kenya (Maj. T. R. King.) officially re-impessed naming, generally good very fine and better (6) £240-£280 £340
12 A post-War M.B.E. group of seven attributed to Major J. E. H. Keylock, Royal Nigerian Army, late Royal Fusiliers The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Efficiency Decoration, E.II.R., Nigeria, the reverse contemporarily engraved ‘243038 Maj. John E. H. Keylock’, with tailor’s copy top riband bar; Nigeria Independence Medal 1960, unnamed as issued, traces of lacquer, with the gilding rubbed on ED, and a crude attempt to re-gild, otherwise good very fine (7) £200-£240 £180
13 A post-War M.B.E., Second War ‘Flying Bomb Attacks’ K.P.F.S.M. group of five awarded to Chief Officer C. P. Kitchin, Hastings Fire Brigade The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver, with Royal Mint case of issue; King’s Police and Fire Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, for Distinguished Service (Clifford P. Kitchin, Div. Officer No. 30 F.F.); Defence Medal; Coronation 1953, unnamed as issued; Fire Brigade L.S. & G.C., E.II.R. (Clifford P. Kitchin Chief Officer) light contact marls, good very fine (5) £700-£900 £1,300
14 A post-War M.B.E. group of six awarded to Bandmaster W. T. Harrison, Royal Marines, later Superintendent, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Civil) Member’s 2nd type breast badge, silver; Korea 1950-53, 1st issue (RMB/X.2548 W. J. [sic] Harrison Musn. R.M.); U.N. Korea 1950-54, unnamed as issued; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (RMB/X.2548 Bd/Sgt. W. T. Harrison Musn. R.M.); Papua New Guinea, 10th Anniversary of Independence Medal 1985; Constabulary Centenary Commemorative Medal, mounted as worn; together with the related miniature awards, edge bruising to second, otherwise generally very fine and better (12) £400-£500 £1,200
15 A Great War R.R.C. group of five awarded to Sister Miss Emilie E. Wraxall, Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Royal Red Cross, 1st Class (R.R.C.), G.V.R., silver-gilt, gold, and enamel, with Garrard, London, case of issue; Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, no clasp (Nursing Sister E. E. Wraxall.); 1914-15 Star (Sister E. E. Wraxall. Q.A.I.M.N.S.R.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Sister E. E. Wraxall.); together with the recipient's Soldiers’, Sailors’, and Airmen’s Families Association badge, with ‘Ten Years’ top riband bar and two further ‘Five Years’ Additional Award Bars, silver, the reverse engraved ‘”Alexandra” Nurse E. Wraxall, 1932’, all mounted court-style for display purposes, the R.R.C. with lady’s bow riband, good very fine (6) £700-£900 £1,000
16 An extremely early Second War D.S.C. group of nine awarded to Skipper Lieutenant H. C. Gue, Royal Naval Reserve Distinguished Service Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated ‘1939’ and privately engraved, ‘Chief Skipper H. C. Gue, D.S.C.’, hallmarked London 1939; British War Medal 1914-20 (15376 D.A. H. C. Gue. L.D.H., R.N.R.); Mercantile Marine War Medal 1914-18 (Henry C. Gue); Victory Medal 1914-19 (15376 D.A. H. C. Gue. L.D.H., R.N.R.); Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939 (Ch. Skpr. H. C. Gue. D.S.C., R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; War Medal 1939-45; Royal Naval Reserve Decoration, G.VI.R., 1st issue, the reverse officially dated ‘1939’, generally good very fine (9) £1,600-£2,000 £2,800
17 A Great War ‘Western Front’ M.C. group of five awarded to Lieutenant G. F. J. Jarvis, Reserve Regiment of Cavalry, attached 9th (Yorkshire Hussars) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, late Honourable Artillery Company, who died of wounds on the Western Front on 28 September 1918 Military Cross, G.V.R., the reverse contemporarily engraved ‘Lieut. G. F. J. Jarvis Reserve Cavalry, Attd. 9th. West Yorks Regt. Sept. 28th. 1918.’; 1914-15 Star (43 Cpl. G. F. J. Jarvis. H.A.C. (Art.)); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. G. F. J. Jarvis.); Territorial Force Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (43 S.S. Cpl.G. F. J. Jarvis. H.A.C.) last mounted on H.A.C. riband, good very fine and better (5) £1,600-£2,000 £1,700
18 A Great War M.C. group of four awarded to Second Lieutenant C. W. de Lemos, Worcestershire Regiment, later Major, Ceylon Army Service Corps, for his gallantry during a night patrol near Dache in the Balkans on 1-2 March 1918, personally killing one and wounding another of the enemy and extracting his patrol without a single casualty in the face of an overwhelming enemy force; later that month his luck ran out, and he was wounded and taken prisoner of war during another night time patrol on 25 March 1918 Military Cross, G.V.R., reverse later engraved ‘Lt. Chas de Lemos 1-3-18; British War and Victory Medals (2. Lieut. C. de Lemos.); Efficiency Decoration, G.V.R., Ceylon, silver and silver-gilt, reverse engraved ‘Major C. W. de Lemos. C.A.S.C.’, with integral top riband bar, good very fine (4) £1,000-£1,400 £950
19 A Great War ‘Egypt’ M.C. group of five awarded to Captain G. G. Hills, Indian Army Reserve of Officers Military Cross, G.V.R., unnamed as issued, with case of issue; 1914-15 Star (2 Lieut. G. G. Hills. I.A.R.O.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. G. G. Hills.); Volunteer Force Long Service (India & the Colonies), G.V.R. (Trooper G.G. Hills. Surma V. Lt. Horse) engraved naming, nearly extremely fine (5) £1,000-£1,400 £1,200
20 A good Second War M.C. and ‘Immediate’ Second Award Bar group of seven awarded to Major S. J. Hawkins, Royal Engineers, for his gallantry as a Bailey-Bridge Company Commander during the advance through both Sicily and Italy, where his ‘outstanding leadership, unremitting zeal, and complete disregard for his own personal safety’ in the construction of bridges under heavy enemy fire enabled the Allied Advance to be maintained without pause Military Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated 1944 and additionally privately engraved ‘201128 Major S. J. Hawkins. R.E. Sicily & Italy’, with Second Award Bar, this officially dated 1944; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, 8th Army; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (Capt. S. J. Hawkins. M.C. R.E.) minor edge bruising to last, otherwise good very fine (7) £2,400-£2,800 £4,000
21 A fine Great War D.F.C. group of six awarded to Squadron Leader C. L. Rayment, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, late Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross, G.V.R., the reverse privately inscribed, ‘Lt. C. L. Rayment, 55 Squadron, R.A.F., July 1918, Awarded While Acting with the Independent Air Force’; British War and Victory Medals (Lieut. C. L. Rayment, R.A.F.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (Cecil L. Rayment) mounted for display purposes with the D.F.C. on original-design horizontal striped riband, good very fine and better (6) £2,400-£2,800 £3,400
22 A Second War ‘Tempest pilot’s’ D.F.C. group of five awarded to Flight Lieutenant G. W. Dopson, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who shot down a Fw. 190 over Rheims on 27 August 1944 and an Me. 109 over Dorsten on 28 March 1945, and shared in the destruction of a Ju. 188 over Osnabruck on 31 March 1945 Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated ‘1945’; 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star, 1 clasp, France and Germany; War Medal 1939-45; Air Efficiency Award, E.II.R. (Flt. Lt. G. W. Dopson, R.A.F.V.R.) nearly extremely fine (5) £1,400-£1,800 £3,000
23 A Second War A.F.C. group of four awarded to Squadron Leader F. W. H. Darlington, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Air Force Cross, G.VI.R., the reverse officially dated ‘1943’; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Air Efficiency Award, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Flt. Lt. F. W. H. Darlington, R.A.F.V.R.) minor edge bruise, nearly extremely fine (4) £1,200-£1,600 £1,500
24 An Order of St. John, Edward Medal of the Second Class group of four awarded to Mr. C. W. Hudson, for the gallant ten-hour rescue of an entombed miner at the Ireland Colliery, Staveley, Derbyshire, on 28 February 1916 The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Brother’s breast badge, 1st type (1892-1939), silver and enamel, circular badge with white enamel cross with heraldic beasts in angles raised above the background; Edward Medal (Mines), G.V.R., 1st issue, bronze (Charles William Hudson); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue, 1 clasp, Long Service 1939 (Charles Hudson.); Service Medal of the Order of St John, with Three Additional Award Bars (5836 C/Offr. C. W. Hudson. Staveley Ireland Col. Div. No. 5 Dis. S.J.A.B. 1927.) contact marks, nearly very fine and better (4) £1,000-£1,400 £1,200
25 An Order of St. John group of six awarded to Miss Doris L. Cuff, Superintendent of Chorley Nursing Division, St. John Ambulance Brigade The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Serving Sister’s badge, 1st type (1892-1939), silver and enamel, circular badge with white enamel cross with heraldic beasts in angles raised above the background; British War and Victory Medals (D. L. Cuff, O.St.J.); Defence Medal; Coronation 1937, unnamed as issued; Service Medal of the Order of St John, with Four Additional Award Bars (7950 L/Supt. D. L. Cuff. Chorley Nsg. Div. No.4 Dis. S.J.A.B. 1929.) minor contact marks, otherwise good very fine (6) £240-£280 £360
26 A Crimea D.C.M. group of five awarded to Private R. O’Rourke, 88th Foot, who was slightly wounded during the second Assault on the Grand Redan, 8 September 1855, when the Regiment’s D.C.M. winners wore their medals into action Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (... Patk. O’ Rourke. 88th. Regt.); Crimea 1854-56, 3 clasps, Alma, Inkermann, Sebastopol (2898 Pte. Pat. O’Rourke. 88th. Regt.) Regimentally impressed naming; Indian Mutiny 1857-59, 1 clasp, Central India (Patt O’Rourke, 88th. Regt.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (2898 Patrick O’Rourke 88th. Foot); Turkish Crimea 1855, British issue (..98 Pte. P. O’Rourke, 88th. Regt.) contemporarily engraved naming, with scroll suspension, heavy contact marks and edge bruising throughout, nearly very fine (5) £2,000-£2,400 £3,400
27 A Boer War D.C.M. group of three awarded to Squadron Sergeant Major E. Mander, 7th Dragoon Guards Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (3420 Sq: Sjt: Major E. Mander. 7th. Dragoon Gds:); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, South Africa 1901, clasps re-mounted in this order (3420 Sjt. E. Mander, 7/D.G.) engraved naming; Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3420 Sq. Sjt: Maj: W. Mander. 7/Dgn: Gds:) polished, better than good fine (3) £1,600-£2,000 £1,900
28 A Great War ‘Western Front’ D.C.M., M.M. group of seven awarded to Battery Sergeant Major H. R. Fautley, Royal Field Artillery, who was wounded in action on 16 October 1916 Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (9280 B.S. Mjr. H. R. Fautley. M.M. 17/By: 41/Bde: R.F.A.); Military Medal, G.V.R. (9280 B.Q.M. Sjt: H. R. Fautley. D.189/Bde: R.F.A.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Defence of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Transvaal, Laing’s Nek (9280 Gnr: H. R. Fautley, 69:B, R.F.A.) rank officially corrected; King’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (9280 Gnr: H. Fautley. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (9280 W.O. Cl.2. H. R. Fautley. R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (9280 Bmbr: H. R. Fautley. R.H.A.) light contact marks to the Boer War pair, otherwise good very fine or better (7) £1,600-£2,000 £1,900
29 A Great War ‘Somme - Attack on the Quadrilateral’ D.C.M. group of six awarded to Warrant Officer Class 2 A. Briggs, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (6806 C.S. Mjr: A. Briggs. 2/N. & D.R.); 1914 Star, with copy clasp (6806 Sjt. A. Briggs. 2/Notts: & Derby: R.); British War and Victory Medals (6806 A.W.O. Cl. 2 A. Briggs. Notts. & Derby. R.); Special Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (6806 W.O. Cl. 2 A. Briggs. D.C.M. 3-Notts. & Derby. R.); France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour, with swords, silver-gilt, unnamed, very fine and better (6) £1,800-£2,200 £1,800
30 A Great War ‘Western Front’ D.C.M. group of four awarded to Company Sergeant Major J. Joyce, Royal Sussex Regiment and Machine Gun Corps, later Royal Canadian Regiment Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (5328 C.S. Mjr. J. Joyce. 4/M.G.C.); British War and Victory Medals (5328 W.O. Cl. 2. J. Joyce. M.G.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Canada (S.M.I. (W.O. Cl. I) J. Joyce D.C.M. R.C.R.) lacquered, good very fine (4) £800-£1,000 £900
31 A Second War ‘Abyssinian theatre’ D.C.M. group of seven awarded to Company Sergeant Major, later Captain, W. H. Twyman, The Loyal Regiment, attached 2nd Battalion, The Gold Coast Regiment Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.VI.R. (3850823 W.O. Cl. 2 W. H. Twyman. Loyal R.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Palestine (3850823 Sjt. W. H. Twyman. Loyals); 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939-45, these four all privately named ‘P/234316 Capt. W. H. Twyman’; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (3850823 W.O. Cl. 2. W. H. Twyman. (D.C.M.) Loyal R.) edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise very fine (7) £2,800-£3,200 £2,800
32 A rare Second War C.G.M. group of five awarded to Able Seaman G. H. Wright, Royal Navy, who was decorated for exceptional gallantry as Director Trainer in H.M.S. Hastings off Rosyth in March 1941: dangerously wounded in the stomach during an enemy aircraft attack, he remained at his post up until the cease fire was ordered, when ‘he could hold out no longer’ and collapsed - an act of bravery which closely mirrored the deeds enacted by V.C. winner Leading Seaman Jack Mantle off Portland in July 1940 Conspicuous Gallantry Medal, G.VI.R. (J. 111032 G. H. Wright, A.B. H.M.S. Hastings.) officially impressed naming; Naval General Service 1915-62, 1 clasp, Palestine 1936-1939 (J. 111032 G. H. Wright. A.B.. R.N.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (J. 111032 G. H. Wright. A.B. H.M.S. Hastings.) generally good very fine (5) £8,000-£10,000 £9,000
33 A fine post-War George Medal group of nine awarded to Petty Officer Stoker Mechanic V. H. Stanton, Royal Navy, for ‘outstanding courage and devotion to duty’ when an explosion occurred in the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Indomitable off Malta in February 1953, resulting in 3 men killed, and 37 injured George Medal, E.II.R., 1st issue (P/.O.S.M. Victor H. Stanton, P/SKX. 801626); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, 1 clasp, France and Germany; Africa Star; Pacific Star, 1 clasp, Burma; War Medal 1939-45; U.N. Korea 1950-54; Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 1st issue (SKX 801626. V. H. Stanton. G.M. P.O. B.24201 P.O.S.M. R.F.R.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, E.II.R., 2nd issue (Sergt. Victor H. Stanton) nearly extremely fine (9) £3,000-£4,000 £4,800
34 A Great War anti-U-boat operations D.S.M. group of six awarded to Leading Seaman J. S. MacKenzie, Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Reserve, who, as Gunlayer of the 12-pounder gun aboard H.M. Trawler Ina Williams scored two if not three direct hits, resulting in the probable destruction of a German U-boat in June 1915 Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (S.S. 700 J. S. MacKenzie A.B. H.M. Tr. Ina Williams.); 1914-15 Star (SS. 700 J. S. Mackenzie, L.S., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (S.S. 700 J. S. MacKenzie. L.S. R.N.); Royal Fleet Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (SS. 700 Dev. B. 2806 J. S. MacKenzie. L.S. R.F.R.); Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd issue (John Simpson MacKenzie, D.S.M.) the last with official corrections, good very fine (6) £1,000-£1,400 £900
35 A Great War ‘Gallipoli Operations’ D.S.M. group of five awarded to Chief Skipper G. Lawrence, Royal Naval Reserve, a survivor of the sinking of H.M.S. Majestic off Cape Helles by a U-boat, he was decorated for his services in beach parties at Helles until the evacuation in January 1916 Distinguished Service Medal, G.V.R. (B.3814. G. Lawrence, Sean. R.N.R. Gallipoli Opns. 1915-6); 1914-15 Star (B.3814. G. Lawrence. Smn. R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (3814B. G. Lawrence. 2 Hd. R.N.R.); Royal Naval Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, ‘coinage head’ (2317 W.S., Skr., R.N.R.) with second award clasp, good very fine (5) £1,600-£2,000 £1,400
36 A fine and scarce Second War ‘D-Day’ D.S.M. group of nine awarded to Chief Petty Officer B. H. A. Chapman, Royal Navy, for gallantry when H.M.S. Wrestler was mined and damaged beyond repair off Le Havre on 6 June 1944 Distinguished Service Medal, G.VI.R. (P.O. B. H. A. Chapman, P/JX. 131653); Naval General Service 1915-62, 2 clasps, Palestine 1936-1939, Near East (JX. 131653 B. H. A. Chapman. P.O. R.N.); 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star, clasp, France and Germany; Africa Star, clasp, North Africa 1942-43; Italy Star; War Medal, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Coronation 1953, unnamed as issued; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue (131653 B. H. A. Chapman. C.P.O. H.M.S. Sea Serpent) generally good very fine (9) £3,000-£4,000 £3,200
37 A Great War M.M. group of seven awarded to Sergeant W. R. Chamberlain, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen’s Bays) Military Medal, G.V.R. (D-4881 Cpl. W. R. Chamberlain. 2/D. Gds:); British War and Victory Medals (D-4881 A. Sjt. W. R. Chamberlain. 2-D. Gds.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Malabar 1921-22 (390896 Sjt. W. R. Chamberlain, The Bays.); Defence Medal; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue with fixed suspension (390896 Sjt. W. R. Chamberlain. M.M. The Bays); Imperial Service Medal, E.II.R., 2nd issue (William Richard Chamberlain) mounted for display in this order, contact marks, nearly very fine and better (7) £500-£700 £1,100
38 A Great War M.M. group of five awarded to Regimental Sergeant Major T. Pateman, 4th Hussars Military Medal, G.V.R. (4582 R.S. Mjr: T. Pateman. 4/Hrs:); 1914 Star, with clasp (4582 Sq: S. Mjr. T. Pateman. 4/Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (4582 W.O. Cl.1. T. Pateman. 4-Hrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (4582 S. Mjr: T. Pateman. 4/Hrs:) light contact marks, very fine (5) £500-£700 £2,400
39 A Great War 1916 ‘Western Front’ M.M. group of four awarded to Sergeant A. G. Jackson, 23rd (1st Sportsman’s) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Military Medal, G.V.R. (51156 Pte. A. G. Jackson. 23/R. Fus:); British War and Victory Medals (51156 Sjt. A. G. Jackson. R. Fus.); Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Alfred G. Jackson) minor edge nicks to VM, otherwise nearly extremely fine (4) £300-£400 £340
40 A Great War M.M. group of six awarded to Colour-Sergeant J. S. Hutchison, Highland Light Infantry, later Acting Lieutenant-Colonel, City of London Army Cadet Force Military Medal, G.V.R. (4129 Pte. J. S. Hutchison. 9/H.L.I. -T.F.); 1914-15 Star (4129. Pte. J. S. Hutchison. High. L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (4129 C.Sjt. J. S. Hutchison. H.L.I.); Defence Medal; Cadet Forces Medal, G.VI.R. (A/Lt Col. J. S. Hutchison. M.M.) light contact marks, very fine and better (6) £300-£400 £480
41 A Great War M.M., post-War R.V.M. group of eight awarded to Corporal W. Urquhart, Canadian Field Artillery, later Foreman Forester, Balmoral Estate Military Medal, G.V.R. (86205 Bmbr. W. Urquhart. 17/By. Can. F.A.); Royal Victorian Medal, E.II.R., silver, unnamed as issued; British War and Victory Medals (86205 Cpl. W. Urquhart. C.F.A.); Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Coronation 1953, these all unnamed as issued; Royal Household Long and Faithful Service Medal, G.VI.R., suspension dated ‘1920-1940’, with Thirty Years Additional Award Bar (Urquhart, William.) edge bruise to VM, otherwise good very fine and better (8) £1,600-£2,000 £2,200
42 An ‘Immediate’ Second War ‘Italy theatre’ M.M. group of eight awarded to Sergeant L. Ketley, Essex Regiment, for his gallantry in reconnoitring and effecting for his Battalion a successful crossing of the River Sangro on 23 November 1943 Military Medal, G.VI.R. (6002173 Sjt. L. Ketley. Essex R.) ‘Acting’ part of rank and middle initial erased; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with M.I.D. oak leaf; Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., Territorial, with Two Additional Award Bars (6002173 Sjt. L. Ketley 5-Essex R.) nearly extremely fine (8) £800-£1,000 £3,000
43 An outstanding post-War ‘Borneo operations’ M.M. group of three awarded to Captain (Q.G.O.) Ramprasad Pun, 2/2nd Gurkha Rifles, who opened the firefight on Operation Hell Fire in September 1965 - with his forward section of 10 Gurkhas facing a force of 100 terrorists, he stood his ground, firing his Bren gun from the hip and causing the enemy countless casualties Military Medal, E.II.R., 2nd issue (21150344 Rfn. Ramprasad Pun, 2 G.R.); General Service 1962, 2 clasps, Borneo, Malay Peninsula (21150344 Rfn. Ramparsad, 2/2 G.R.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., Regular Army (Lt. (Q.G.O.) Ramprasad Pun, M.M. 2 G.R.) edge bruising and contact marks, otherwise generally very fine (3) £4,000-£5,000 £13,000
44 A good Second War D.F.M. group of seven awarded to Flying Officer W. E. Dunhill, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, late Auxiliary Air Force, who was decorated for a gallant tour of operations as a Rear Gunner in Whitleys and Halifaxes of 78 Squadron and Halifaxes of 35 Squadron (Path Finder Force), his sorties including an attack on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau at Brest; the ‘Thousand Bomber Raids’ on Cologne, Essen, and Bremen, May to June 1942; and the Hamburg ‘firestorm’ raids of Operation Gomorrah, July to August 1942 Distinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (804266 F./Sgt. W. E. Dunhill, R.A.F.); 1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Italy Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Air Efficiency Award, G.VI.R., 1st issue (804266 F./Sgt. W. E. Dunhill, A.A.F.) generally good very fine (7) £1,800-£2,200 £3,000
45 A Sea Gallantry Medal group of three awarded to Commander W. Niles, Royal Naval Reserve, as Captain of the Port of Gibraltar, for service at the wreck of the Delhi, 1911 Sea Gallantry Medal, G.V.R., silver (Commander William Niles, R.N.R. “Delhi” 13 Dec. 1911); Royal Naval Reserve Decoration, E.VII.R., unnamed, hallmarked London 1908; Royal National Lifeboat Institution, V.R., silver (Mr William Niles. Voted 12th July 1888) nearly extremely fine (3) £1,800-£2,200 £2,200
46 A Sea Gallantry Medal group of six awarded to Station Officer W. H. White, H.M. Coast Guard, formerly Petty Officer, Royal Navy, for the cliff-top rescue of men from the P.C.71 at South Shields, 1925 Sea Gallantry Medal, G.V.R., bronze (William Henry White “P.C.71” 25th November 1925); China 1900, no clasp (W. H. White, P.O.2 Cl., H.M.S. Aurora); 1914-15 Star (164403 W. H. White, P.O., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (164403 W. H. White. P.O.1 R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (164403 W. H. White, Boatman, H.M. Coast Guard.) contact marks and some edge bruising, otherwise nearly very fine (6) £1,000-£1,400 £1,300
47 A Queen’s Gallantry Medal pair awarded to Constable, later Sergeant, N. T. Bryant, Kent County Constabulary Queen’s Gallantry Medal (Nigel Timothy Bryant) with Royal Mint case of issue; Police L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (Sergt Nigel T Bryant) with Royal Mint case of issue, extremely fine (2) £2,400-£2,800 £2,600
48 A Second War B.E.M. group of six awarded to Mrs. Gwendolyn Chate, Women’s Voluntary Service British Empire Medal, (Civil) G.VI.R., 1st issue (Gwendolyn, Mrs. Chate) edge prepared prior to naming; 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; Italy Star; War Medal 1939-45; Women’s Voluntary Service Medal, unnamed as issued, nearly extremely fine (6) £100-£140 £200
49 A post-War B.E.M. group of four awarded to Miss Mary E. Danby, Chief Inspector, West Riding of Yorkshire Constabulary British Empire Medal, (Civil) G.VI.R., 2nd issue (Miss Mary E. Danby) edge prepared prior to naming, with minor official correction to surname; Defence Medal; Coronation 1953, unnamed as issued; Police L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R. (Ch. Inspr. Mary E. Danby) good very fine and rare to a female recipient for this period in this rank (4) £200-£240 £440
50 A post-War B.E.M. group of five awarded to Acting Flight Sergeant Winifred E. Thorns, Women’s Royal Air Force British Empire Medal, (Military) E.II.R. (2034904 Act. F. Sgt. Winifred E. Thorns W.R.A.F.) edge prepared prior to naming; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Arabian Peninsula (2034904 Act. F. Sgt. W. E. Thorns W.R.A.F.); Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (2034904 Act. F. Sgt. W. E. Thorns W.R.A.F.) minor edge bruising and contact marks throughout, very fine (5) £300-£400 £400
51 A post-War B.E.M. group of three awarded to Staff Sergeant W. G. Elliott, 9th/12th Royal Lancers British Empire Medal, (Military) E.II.R. (22286490 S/Sgt. William G. Elliott, 9/12 L.) edge prepared prior to naming; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (22286490 Tpr. W. Elliott. 12. L.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army (22286490 Sgt. W. L. Elliott. 9/12 L.) minor edge bruise, good very fine (3) £300-£400 £320
52 A post-War B.E.M. group of four awarded to Colour-Sergeant J. A. Beazley, Royal Marines British Empire Medal, (Military) E.II.R. (C/Sgt. John A. Beazley, RM19740) edge prepared prior to naming;; Naval General Service 1915-62, G.VI.R., 2 clasps, Malaya, Brunei (RM. 9373 J. A. Beazley. Mne. R.M.); General Service 1962-2007, 2 clasps, Borneo, Malay Peninsula (RM. 19740 J. A. Beazley. Sgt. R.M.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue (RM. 19740 Sgt. J. A. Beazley. R.M.) good very fine (4) £500-£700 £900
53 Pair: Gunner and Driver W. Evison, Royal Artillery Drivers Military General Service 1793-1814, 4 clasps, Salamanca, Vittoria, St. Sebastian, Toulouse (W. Evison, Gunr. Arty. Drivers.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 1st issue, large letter reverse (W. Evison, Gunnr. & Driver Royal Artill. Invls. 1844.) original steel clip and rectangular bar suspension, light contact marks, otherwise about very fine (2) £1,200-£1,600 £2,200
54 Pair: Troop Sergeant-Major E. Cork, 11th Light Dragoons Army of India 1799-1826, 1 clasp, Bhurtpoor (Troop Serjt. Major E. Cork, 11th Lt. Dragns;) short hyphen reverse, officially impressed naming; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 1st issue, large letter reverse (E. Corke. Troop Serj. Major 11th Light Dragoons. 1838) original steel clip and bar suspension, very fine (2) £1,000-£1,400 £1,900
55 Pair: Colour-Sergeant and Regimental Orderly Room Clerk, J. A. Mann, 26th Foot China 1842 (J. A. .ann. Serg. 26th Regiment Foot.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 2nd issue, large letter reverse, engraved naming (1134. Colr. Sergt. John Mann. O.R.C. 26 Cams. 1856.) the first with edge bruising and contact marks and loss of initial letter of surname, otherwise nearly very fine or better (2) £500-£700 £1,700
56 Pair: Sergeant J. Carroll, 53rd Foot Sutlej 1845-46, for Sobraon 1846 (Serjt. John Carroll, 53rd Foot.) naming impressed in a slightly later style as for M.G.S.; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 2nd issue, large letter reverse, engraved naming (John Carroll Sergt. 53rd Regt.) original steel clip and rectangular bar suspension, light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2) £400-£500 £600
57 Pair: Private H. Bailey, 61st Foot Punjab 1848-49, 2 clasps, Chilianwala, Goojerat (Henry Bailey, 61st Foot.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (2141 Heny. Bailey 61st Foot) the first with re-fixed suspension and contact marks, good fine, the second good very fine (2) £400-£500 £480
58 Pair: Sergeant D. McIntosh, Rifle Brigade Canada General Service 1866-70, 2 clasps, Fenian Raid 1866, Fenian Raid 1870 (913 Bglr: D. McIntosh. 1/R.B.) engraved naming; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (913. Sergt. D. McIntosh. Rif: Brig:) very light contact marks, otherwise good very fine (2) £400-£500 £950
59 Pair: Bandmaster W. Orton, 1st Dragoon Guards South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (1377. Band Master, W. Orton. 1st D. Gds.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (1377. Band Mr. W. Orton, 1st Dn. Gds.) light contact marks, otherwise very fine (2) £700-£900 £950
60 Four: Bandmaster J. Prosser, 6th Dragoons, late 15th Hussars Afghanistan 1878-80, no clasp (1345 Pte. J. Prosser. 15th Hussrs.); Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 3 clasps, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (3097 Bd: Mstr: J. Prosser. 6th Dragoons.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (3097 Bandmaster J. Prosser. 6th Dragoons); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 3rd issue (Bandmr. J. Prosser. 6-Dns.) contact marks, otherwise nearly very fine and better (4) £600-£800 £950
61 Three: Corporal of Horse W. Boaden, 2nd Life Guards Egypt and Sudan 1882-89, 3 clasps, Tel-El-Kebir, The Nile 1884-85, Abu Klea (1060. Tpr. W. Boaden. 2nd Life Gds.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (1060. Corp: of Hse. W. Boaden 2/Life Gds.) official correction to ‘2’; Khedive’s Star 1882, reverse centre named (Tpr. W. Boaden 2nd Life Gds.) the first with edge bruising and pitting from star, good fine, otherwise good very fine (3) £600-£800 £2,800
62 Pair: Sergeant G. Johnston, 1st West India Regiment East and West Africa 1887-1900, 4 clasps, 1887-8, 1892, 1893-94, Sierra Leone 1898-99 (2267. Sergt. G. Johnston. 1/W.I. Rgt.) unofficial rivets between clasps; Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (2267 Serg’t, G. Johnson. W. India R.) light contact marks, otherwise very fine or better (2) £500-£700 £1,600
63 Three: Sergeant W. M. Jones, Army Pay Department, late Royal Artillery Queen’s Sudan 1896-98 (444 Sgt. W. M. Jones. A.P.D.); Army L.S. & G.C., V.R., 3rd issue, small letter reverse (444 Sgt. W. M. Jones. A.P.O. [sic]); Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum, unnamed as issued, nearly extremely fine (3) £280-£320 £500
64 Six: Armourer Quarter-Master Sergeant A. W. Stong, Army Ordnance Corps East and Central Africa 1897-99, no clasp (731 Armr. Serjt. A. W. Stong. A.O.C.); Ashanti 1900, no clasp (Armr:-Serjt: A. W. Strong. A.O.C.) high relief bust; 1914-15 Star (A-1357 Armr. Q.M. Sjt. A. W. Stong. A.O.C.); British War and Victory Medals (A-1357 W.O.Cl.1. A. W. Stong A.O.C.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (731 Ar. Q.M.Sjt: A. W. Stong. A.O.C.) light contact marks to the first two, otherwise nearly extremely fine and a rare combination (6) £1,600-£2,000 £2,000
65 Pair: Squadron Sergeant-Major O. H. Court, South African Mounted Rifles, late Cape Mounted Rifles Cape of Good Hope General Service 1880-97, 1 clasp, Bechuanaland (1923 Cpl. O. H. Court. C.M. Rif.); Permanent Forces of the Empire L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (No. 7. Sqn. Sgt. Maj. O. H. Court. 1st S.A.M.R.) the first with light contact marks, very fine, the second nearly extremely fine (2) £200-£240 £650
66 Three: Private E. R. Palmer, 3rd Battalion, Norfolk Regiment Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (411 Pte. E. Palmer, Norfolk Regt.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (411 Pte. E. Palmer. Norfolk Regt.); Militia L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (411 Pte. E. R. Palmer. 3/Norf: R.) light contact marks, otherwise very fine (3) £300-£400 £550
67 Five: Commander A. Freer, Royal Naval Reserve Transport 1899-1902, 1 clasp, S. Africa 1899-1902 (A. Freer.); 1914-15 Star (Lt. Commr. A. Freer. R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (Commr. A. Freer. R.N.R.; Royal Naval Reserve Decoration, G.V.R., the reverse hallmarked London 1918, good very fine (5) £600-£800 £1,000
68 Five: Orderly-Room Sergeant Major C. D. Morning, 3rd (Natal) Mounted Rifles Natal 1906, 1 clasp, 1906 (Trmptr: C. Morning, Natal Mtd. Rifles.); 1914-15 Star (S/Sjt. C. D. Morning. 3rd. M.R.); British War and Bilingual Victory Medals (1st. C/W.O. C. D. Morning. 3rd M.R.); Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal, G.V.R. (No. E.3520 Ordy. Rm. SGt. C. D. Morning. 3rd. Mtd. Rfls. (N.M.R.)) light contact marks, very fine (5) £240-£280 £340
69 Four: Trooper T. Westacott, Royal Horse Guards and Guards Machine Gun Regiment 1914 Star, with clasp (1113 Tpr. T. Westacott. R.H. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (1113 Tpr. T. Westacott. R.H. Gds.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (304044 Tpr. T. Westacott. R.H. Gds.) nearly very fine (4) £200-£240 £460
70 Nine: Major (Quartermaster) G. H. Batten, Royal Field Artillery 1914 Star, with copy clasp (70450 Tptr. G. H. Batten. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (70450 Gnr. G. H. Batten. R.A.); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (1036827 Bmbr. G. H. Batten. R.A.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Regular Army (1036827 W.O. Cl. II G. H. Batten. R.A.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.VI.R., 3rd issue (1036827 W.O. Cl.2 G. H. Batten. R.A.): Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Territorial, reverse officially dated 1950, with G.VI.R. Second Award Bar, edge bruise to VM, polished and lacquered, generally very fine and better (9) £600-£800 £600
71 Five: Sergeant G. T. Palmer, Royal Engineers (Special Reserve) 1914 Star, with clasp (393925 Sjt. G. T. Palmer. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals (3925 Sjt. G. T. Palmer. R.E.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (236804 Sjt: G. T. Palmer. No. 3 W.B. Sec: R.E.); Special Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (236804 Sjt. G. T. Palmer. R.E.) edge bruising to last two medals, very fine or better (5) £600-£800 £1,800
72 Five: Corporal G. H. Wood, Royal Field Artillery 1914 Star (18891 Ftr: Cpl. G. H. Wood. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (18891 Cpl. G. H. Wood. R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (1042175 Cpl. G. H. Wood. R.F.A.); France, Third Republic, Croix de Guerre, bronze, the reverse dated 1914-1918, with bronze star emblem on riband, light contact marks, good very fine (5) £120-£160 £300
73 Seven: Warrant Officer Class 1 P. R. C. Miller, Royal Engineers, later Second Lieutenant, Home Guard 1914 Star (6961 Cpl. P. R. C. Miller. R.E.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (6961 W.O. Cl.1. P. R. C. Miller. R.E.); Defence Medal; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (WR/125049 T. Supdt.: Clk: P. R. C. Miller. R.E.); Army Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R., 1st issue (6961 E. C. Sjt: P. R. C. Miller. R.E.); Romania, Kingdom, Medal for Hardihood and Loyalty, bronze, with crossed swords suspension, the crossed swords suspension crudely re-affixed and repaired; together with the recipient’s Royal Engineers Association membership medal, gilt and enamel, the reverse engraved ‘P. R. C. Miller 1964’, light contact marks, generally very fine and better (7) £700-£900 £1,600
74 Four: Private A. W. Janes, Grenadier Guards 1914 Star (16767 Pte. A. W. Janes. 2/G. Gds.); British War and Victory Medals (16767 Pte. A. W. Janes. G. Gds.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Regular Army (2604848 Gdsmn. A. W. Janes. G. Gds.) heavy contact marks to Great War trio, these polished and worn, therefore fair, the LS&GC good very fine (4) £140-£180 £260
75 Six: Sergeant E. J. Hill, Royal Army Service Corps 1914 Star (S-16771 Pte. E. J. Hill. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals (S-16771 T-Sjt. E. J. Hill. A.S.C.); Defence Medal; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (S-16771 T. Sjt. E. J. Hill. R.A.S.C.); France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour, bronze, unnamed as issued, generally good very fine (6) £140-£180 £260
76 Five: Regulating Petty Officer H. Penfold, Royal Navy, who served for most of the Great War in the battleship Inflexible and was awarded the Russian Medal of St George for services at the Battle of Jutland 1914-15 Star (160468 H. Penfold. Sh. Cpl. 1, R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (160468 H. Penfold. Sh. Cpl. 1. R.N.); Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (160468 Hugh Penfold, Sh. Cpl. 1Cl., H.M.S. Osea.); Russia, Empire, Medal of St George, 4th Class, silver, reverse officially numbered ‘1273102’, very fine (5) £400-£500 £900
77 Five: Lieutenant-Commander R. F. Woods, Royal Naval Reserve 1914-15 Star (Lieut. R. F. Woods. R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (Lt. Commr. R. F. Woods. R.N.R.); Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Decoration, G.V.R., hallmarked London 1918; Greece, Kingdom, Order of George I, Bronze Merit Cross, this last mounted with the group to represent his entitlement to an officer’s badge of the Order, nearly extremely fine (5) £140-£180 £420
78 Five: Seaman J. T. Edwards, Royal Naval Reserve, who served in H.M.S. Jupiter during the icebreaking mission to Archangel in February 1915 1914-15 Star (C.3303, J. T. Edwards. Smn. R.N.R.); British War and Victory Medals (3303C. J. T. Edwards. Smn. R.N.R.); Royal Naval Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (C.3303. J. T. Edwards. Sea. R.N.R.); Russia, Empire, Medal for Zeal, silver (C.3303. J. T. Edwards, Sea. R.N.R. H.M.S. Jupiter.) impressed naming, fitted with adapted silver bar suspension attached to original integral loop, good very fine (5) £600-£800 £2,000
79 Four: Chief Petty Officer J. B. McIndoe, Clyde Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who served at Gallipoli and in France with the Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division 1914-15 Star (C.3-506, J. B. Mc Indoe, C.P.O., R.N.V.R.); British War and Victory Medals (C.3-506 J. B. Mc Indoe. C.P.O. R.N.V.R.); Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (3/506. J. B. McIndoe. C.P.O. Clyde Div. R.N.V.R.) nearly extremely fine (4) £80-£100 £200
80 Seven: Sick Room Attendant C. Mellish, Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve 1914-15 Star (M.9619 C. Mellish, S.R.A., R.N.); British War and Victory Medals (M.9619 C. Mellish. S.R.A., R.N.) note initial ‘G’ on these two medals; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Naval Auxiliary Sick Berth Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue, with Second and Third Award Clasps (1408 C. Mellish, Sen. R.A., R.N.A.S.B.R.); St. John Service Medal, silver, 3 silver bars (5740 Sgt. C. Mellish S. Met. Gas Co. Cps. No. 1 Dis. SJAB 1927) some contact marks, nearly very fine and better (7) £400-£500 £440
81 Four: Sergeant W. Tite, 14th Hussars 1914-15 Star (3060, Sjt. W. Tite, 14th. Hrs.); British War and Victory Medals (3060 Sjt. W. Tite. 14-Hrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 1st issue (536069 Sjt. W. Tite. 14-Hrs.) last double struck, edge bruising, nearly very fine (4) £70-£90 £200
82 Four: Sergeant H. J. Swift, 21st Lancers 1914-15 Star (L-2332, L-Cpl. H. J. Swift. 21st. Lrs.); British War and Victory Medals (L-2332 Pte. H. J. Swift. 21-Lrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue with fixed suspension (315095 Sjt. H. J. Swift. 17-21 L.) light contact marks and edge bruise to VM, nearly very fine and better (4) £100-£140 £420
83 Eight: Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant F. Morris, Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry, later Major, Home Guard 1914-15 Star (3018 Sjt. F. Morris, D. of Lanc. O. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (2 Lieut. F. Morris); Defence Medal; Jubilee 1935, unnamed as issued; Territorial Efficiency Medal, G.V.R. (396911 Sq. Q.M. Sjt. F. Morris. D. of Lanc. O.Y.); Efficiency Medal, G.V.R., Territorial, with Second Award Bar (396911 S.Q.M. Sjt. F. Morris. D. of Lanc. O.Y.); Imperial Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue (Frank Morris) mounted for display purposes in this order, slight contact marks, nearly very fine and better (8) £500-£700 £600
84 Seven: Captain W. J. Moloney, Royal Army Medical Corps, later Auxiliary Force India 1914-15 Star (Lieut. W. J. Moloney. R.A.M.C.); British War and Victory Medals (Capt. W. J. Moloney.); War Medal 1939-45; India Service Medal; Coronation 1937, unnamed as issued; Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 1st issue, India, silver and silver-gilt, the reverse contemporarily engraved ‘Capt. W. J. Moloney. A.F. (Med. Corps.)’, generally very fine and better (7) £240-£280 £360
85 Four: Sergeant P. Calleja, King’s Own Malta Regiment of Militia 1914-15 Star (3110 Sjt. P. Calleja. K.O. Malta M.); British War and Victory Medals (3110 A.W.O. Cl. 2. P. Calleja. K.O. Malta M.); Militia L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (3110 Sjt: P. Calleja. 1/K.O. Malta R. of M.) very fine and better (4) £600-£800 £1,500
86 Three: Seaman F. Castle, Royal Naval Reserve British War and Mercantile Marine War Medals (Frederick Castle); Royal Naval Reserve L.S. & G.C., E.VII.R. (D.1117 F. Castle, Sean. R.N.R.) good very fine (3) £50-£70 £160
87 Three: Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant W. K. O’Neill, 15th Hussars and Machine Gun Corps British War and Victory Medals (80736 Sjt. W. J. O’Neill. 15-Hrs.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue with fixed suspension (537232 Sq. Q.M. Sjt. W. R. O’Neill. 15-19-H.) contact marks, nearly very fine (3) £70-£90 £130
88 Three: Driver W. D. Sanderson, Royal Field Artillery, later Corporal, British South Africa Police British War and Victory Medals (W-5578 Dvr. W. D. Sanderson. R.A.); Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Southern Rhodesia (2201. Cpl. W. D. Sanderson.) minor edge bruising and light contact marks, good very fine (3) £240-£280 £300
89 Four: Private W. H. Robinson, Devonshire Regiment and Special Constabulary British War and Victory Medals (1549 Pte. W. H. Robinson. Devon R.); Defence Medal; Special Constabulary Long Service Medal, G.VI.R., 1st issue, 1 clasp, Long Service 1948 (William H. Robinson) light contact marks, good very fine and better (4) £60-£80 £200
90 Five: Lieutenant-Colonel E. L. Rowse, Royal Army Medical Corps British War and Victory Medals (Major E. L. Rowse.); Territorial Force War Medal 1914-19 (Capt. E. L. Rowse R.A.M.C.); Territorial Decoration, G.V.R., silver and silver-gilt, hallmarks for London 1920, with integral top riband bar; Serbia, Kingdom, Order of the White Eagle, 2nd type, Fifth Class breast badge, with swords, silver, silver-gilt; and enamel; together with the recipient’s British Red Cross Society Proficiency Cross, with Medical Officer clasp (572 Lt. Col. E. L. Rowse), generally good very fine (6) £500-£700 £1,000
91 Six: Squadron Leader C. Balsdon, Royal Air Force, late Royal Field Artillery British War and Victory Medals (L-47654 Bmbr. C. Balsdon. R.A.); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Waziristan 1921-24 (347697 Cpl. (A/Sgt.) C. Balsdon. R.A.F.) number and rank officially corrected; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Air Force L.S. & G.C., G.V.R. (347697. F/Sgt. C. Balsdon. R.A.F.) the Great War pair polished, these nearly very fine, the rest better (6) £240-£280 £340
92 Four: Colour-Sergeant G. G. Beynon, Royal Marines British War Medal 1914-20 (Depot 405 Pte. G. G. Beynon. R.M.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Navy L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 2nd issue, fixed suspension, with Second Award Bar (PO.22729 G. G. Beynon. Cpl. R.M.) good very fine and scarce (4) £260-£300 £320
93 Eight: Major D. McCreadie, Rangoon Battalion, Burma Auxiliary Force, late Indian Army British War Medal 1914-20 (2-Lieut. D. Mc. Creadie); India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919 (Lieut. D. Mc. Creadie, 2 Q.V.O. S & M.) rank and name unofficially corrected; 1939-45 Star; Burma Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Coronation 1937 (Capt. D. McCreadie, Rangoon Batt. B.A.F.) contemporarily engraved naming; Efficiency Decoration, G.VI.R., 1st issue, Burma, reverse inscribed, ‘Capt. David McCreadie, Rangoon Battn. Burma A.F.’, with integral top riband bar, lacquered, nearly very fine, rare (8) £600-£800 £600
94 Three: Trooper J. Wathall, King’s Dragoon Guards General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Iraq (D-10868 Pte. J. Wathall. 1-K.D. Gds.); Coronation 1937, unnamed as issued; Army L.S. & G.C., G.V.R., 3rd issue, Regular Army (390164 Tpr. J. Wathall. K.D.G.) heavy contact marks to first, this fine, the rest good very fine (3) £140-£180 £150
95 Four: Temporary Major T. E. Mortiboys, Indian Army Corps of Clerks, late 7th Hussars and Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1930-31 (7816826 Sjt. T. E. Mortiboys, I.C.C.); War Medal 1939-45; India Service Medal; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, India (S-Sjt. T. E. Mortiboys, I.A.C.C.) nearly extremely fine (4) £140-£180 £200
96 Six: Able Seaman N. Wiseman, Royal Navy, the recipient of an extremely rare Efficiency Medal and later a Police Constable in Lancashire 1939-45 Star; Burma Star, clasp, Pacific; Defence and War Medals; Police Long Service Medal, E.II.R. (Const. Norman Wiseman) with its card box of issue with typed label inscribed, ‘69. Lancashire. Const. Norman Wiseman’; Efficiency Medal, G.VI.R., 2nd issue, Territorial (C/JX. 696128 A.B. N. Wiseman, Royal Navy) good very fine (6) £500-£700 £750
97 Five: Second Hand G. C. Lawrence, Royal Naval Reserve, a survivor of the sinking of the armed merchant cruiser Corinthia in June 1940 1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Royal Naval Reserve L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 2nd issue (17892.A., G, C. Lawrence. P.O. R.N.R.) good very fine (5) £80-£100 £120
98 Three: Corporal H. J. McCarthy, 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards 1939-45 Star; War Medal 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (387790 Cpl. H. J. McCarthy. 4-7 D.G.) last with named card box of issue, extremely fine (3) £60-£80 £95
99 Six: Sergeant P. Quinn, 7th Hussars 1939-45 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, these all privately named (1883388 Cpl. Quinn. P. 7th Hussars); General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, Malaya, E.II.R. (1883388 Sgt. P. Quinn. 7th. H.); Army L.S. & G.C., E.II.R., 2nd issue, Regular Army (1883388 Sgt. P. Quinn. 7 H.) naming on last slightly off-centre, light contact marks, very fine (6) £120-£160 £160
100 Five: Sergeant S. H. Horton, 17th/21st Lancers 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, 1 clasp, 1st Army; Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Army L.S. & G.C., G.VI.R., 1st issue, Regular Army (393184 Sjt. S. H. Horton 17-21-L.) minor edge bruise to last, very fine (5) £60-£80 £160

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